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Finance and Risk Management MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Finance / Accounting (General) Risk Management

Course type


Course Summary

This course aims to develop your skills as a practising professional, helping you play a vital role in financial and risk management. If you have a good first degree (at 2:1 or above) and want to develop a specialist set of skills to enhance your employment prospects and personal development, join us on this challenging course.

This Masters in financial risk management has been created with input from industry professionals to help you acquire the skills and knowledge required by employers in this field. You will work with live industry simulations, which will expose you to the systems and problems that professionals encounter in the real world.

Our teaching staff includes respected professionals from around the world, with a range of publications and industry experience to their names. We have helped an ever-growing number of alumni develop the skills and knowledge they needed to succeed in this field. Once you graduate, you could go on to be a: risk analyst; investment consultant; finance and risk analyst; risk manager; strategy consultant; risk adviser.

Different course options

Full time | University of West London | 1 year | JAN-20

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



During this module you will gain a strategic overview of credit risk management as it relates to financial and non-financial firms, as well as its relevance to the wider economy. You will also explore the framework for analysing credit risk and learn credit risk modelling techniques.
Research Dissertation - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students should have an honours degree (2:2 or above) from a UK university or equivalent and A level Mathematics (or equivalent). We may also offers a place based on relevant experience or training, normally from within the work environment. All applications are considered individually.

University information

The University of West London (UWL) is based in the heart of one of the UK’s most successful business regions, with a number of global organisations such a GlaxoSmithKline and Sky based locally. The University offers postgraduate courses in subjects ranging from nursing to music. Known as the ‘career university’, there is an impressive graduate employment rate, with courses specifically designed to enable students to secure work after...more